Congratulations to Ruskidd (Oliver Reade) for winning the Contemporary Exhibition.
Highly Commended: Fayez Assaf, Helen Carter, Annie Finkelde, Moira Laidlaw, Kate Maher, Robyn Pridham
Entry is by invitation only. To be eligible artists must have exhibited in at least 2 of the seasonal shows and received the highest number of votes during these shows. The Artist of the Year Award is awarded to the artist gaining the most votes for all exhibitions including the Artist of the Year Exhibition.
Noel Waite AO Exhibitors Choice Award: Jane Jones
Design Framing of Essendon Award: Ted Dansey
Sculptor of the Year Award: Mike Ebdon
Signatory Awarded: Robyn Barker, Kester Brown, Manwel Cassar, Bill Kerr, Eileen Mackley, Cherry Manders, Helen McKie, Des Parkin and Ursula Tursky
Congratulations to Ray Hewitt for winning the Gordon Moffatt Award, at the VAS Spring Exhibition.
Highly Commended: Paul McDonald Smith, Jennifer Paull, Yan Huang, Clive Sinclair, Jennifer Fyfe, Marysia Jarosinska
Sculpture Prize: Manfred Tursky
Highly Commended: Ivan Horacek
Congratulations to Peter Sharp for winning the Daniel Smith Award sponsored by Senior Art Supplies, at the VAS Winter Exhibition.
Highly Commended: Peter Edgeley, Gwendoline Krumins, Moira Laidlaw, Adam Frith, Robyn Pridham, Ottavio “Otto” Boron
Sculpture Prize: Ivan Horacek